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March 2019 Regional Rail Schedules

New Regional Rail Schedules in Effect Sunday, March 10, 2019

The March schedule changes include adjustments to Weekday train departure times for ALL Regional Rail Lines except Airport, Cynwyd, and Chestnut Hill East. Schedules with the December 16, 2018 effective date will remain in effect for these Lines. The Wilmington/Newark Line will have a temporary special schedule - March 2-22, 2019 - while Amtrak completes a concrete tie replacement project. At the completion of this work, service will return to the December 16, 2018 timetable.

The new schedules are designed to improve service reliability, on-time performance, and support a track rehabilitation project on the Lansdale/Doylestown Line.

Saturday and Sunday service will not change as part of the March 10 schedule change.

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME MARCH 10, 2019: As a reminder to our customers, Daylight Saving Time takes effect Sunday, March 10 at 2:00 a.m. At that time, clocks are turned forward by one hour.

Use the buttons below to see the major changes to a specific Line. Trains departing EARLIER are noted in bold. Customers should still refer to the PDF schedules for complete service information. Schedules, service, and information are subject to change. Check this page regularly for updates and new information.


What's Changing?

  • ADJUSTMENTS TO WEEKDAY TRAIN RUN TIMES: For most lines, select trains will depart stations EARLIER or LATER than previously scheduled

  • Significant changes to Lansdale/Doylestown and Paoli/Thorndale line trains to/from Center City due to construction, including EARLIER departure times and adjusted train service patterns.


Where else can I see the schedules?

  • AT STATIONS: Look for schedule posters with the March 10, 2019 effective date on the day of the schedule change.

  • ON YOUR PHONE: Users of the official SEPTA App for iPhone and Android devices should download the new schedules the day of the schedule change (Sunday, March 10, 2019). Please look for the alert that will appear upon launching the official SEPTA App.


Not sure if you're using the official SEPTA App? Click on the links below:



Airport Line Paoli/Thorndale Line
Chestnut Hill East Line Trenton Line
Chestnut Hill West Line Manayunk/Norristown Line
Cynwyd Line Media/Elwyn Line
Fox Chase Line Warminster Line
Glenside Combined West Trenton Line
Lansdale/Doylestown Line Wilmington/Newark Line



Airport Line - No Changes

DOWNLOAD: Airport Line PDF Schedule

All trains will operate according to the current schedule. Customers should still refer to the timetable with the December 16, 2018 effective date for complete service information.

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Chestnut Hill East Line - No Changes

DOWNLOAD: Chestnut Hill East Line PDF Schedule

All trains will operate according to the current schedule. Customers should still refer to the timetable with the December 16, 2018 effective date for complete service information.


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Chestnut Hill West Line

DOWNLOAD: Chestnut Hill West Line PDF Schedule

Changes include adjustments to departure times for select trains, including select trains departing EARLIER than currently scheduled.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • Train #860, departing Chestnut Hill West at 7:43 p.m., will now depart at 7:25 p.m. 18 minutes EARLIER at all stations


OUTBOUND (towards Chestnut Hill West):

  • Train #809, departing Suburban at 7:00 a.m., will now depart at 6:58 a.m., 2 minutes EARLIER at all stations

  • Train #4815, departing Suburban at 8:52 a.m., will now depart at 8:48 a.m., 4 minutes EARLIER at all stations

  • Train #857, departing Suburban at 8:47 p.m., will now depart at 8:49 p.m., 2 minutes LATER at all stations


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Cynwyd Line - No Changes

DOWNLOAD: Cynwyd Line PDF Schedule

All trains will operate according to the current schedule. Customers should still refer to the timetable with the December 16, 2018 effective date for complete service information.


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Fox Chase Line

DOWNLOAD: Fox Chase Line PDF Schedule

New morning service has been added to the Weekday timetable. Select inbound and outbound trains will operate EARLIER than currently scheduled.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • Train #809, departing Fox Chase at 6:27 a.m., will depart 2 minutes EARLIER at Wayne Junction (departing at 6:40 a.m.) and Temple University (6:46 a.m.). This train will arrive at Center City stations 2 minutes EARLIER than currently scheduled

  • Train #811, departing Fox Chase at 7:08 a.m., will depart Wayne Junction at 7:26 a.m., 1 minute LATER than currently scheduled. This train will depart all other stations at the current scheduled time

  • Train #8721, departing Fox Chase at 8:09 a.m., will now depart at 7:54 a.m., 15 minutes EARLIER at all stations
  • Train #8517, departing Fox Chase at 8:47 a.m., has been renumbered to #6817 and will depart Fox Chase at 8:28 a.m., 19 minutes EARLIER at all stations. This train will no longer operate continuing service to Paoli/Thorndale Line stations

  • Train #857, departing Fox Chase at 8:14 p.m., will now depart at 8:16 p.m., 2 minutes LATER at all stations


OUTBOUND (towards Fox Chase):

  • NEW TRAIN: Train #6810 will offer local service from Center City to Fox Chase, departing Suburban Station at 6:08 a.m.

  • LATE NIGHT SERVICE: Train #860, departing Suburban at 8:16 p.m., will now depart at 7:58 p.m., 18 minutes EARLIER at all stations


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Glenside Combined

DOWNLOAD: Glenside Combined PDF Schedule

Changes include adjustments to service due to construction on the Lansdale/Doylestown Line in which six trains originating on this Line are being removed from the schedule and replaced by new trains to maintain similar service levels at Elkins Park and Melrose Park Stations. Customers should refer to the Lansdale/Doylestown line schedule change notes below for additional information.

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Lansdale/Doylestown Line

DOWNLOAD: Lansdale/Doylestown Line PDF Schedule

The March 10, 2019 schedule change includes improvements for service reliability and performance. These changes also include adjustments to the current weekday schedule to support a track rehabilitation project between Gwynedd Valley and Glenside stations. The adjustments will allow SEPTA to maintain current service levels during construction.

Major highlights of the schedule change are noted below; however, customers should refer to the timetable for service information.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • Select trains will depart EARLIER than currently scheduled: (Trains #501 (departing Colmar at 4:56 a.m.) and #6593 (departing Doylestown at 6:30 a.m. - this train will depart 2-4 minutes EARLIER between Link Belt and Fort Washington Stations)

  • Midday Service Adjustments: 8:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. - Trains will operate with HOURLY service instead of every 30 minutes


OUTBOUND (towards Doylestown:

  • AM Service Adjustments:
    • Train #514 (departing Suburban Station at 5:54 a.m.) 5 minutes EARLIER than previously scheduled
    • NEW TRAIN #3530 will depart Suburban at 7:17 a.m. with service to Lansdale Station

  • Morning/Midday Service Adjustments: 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. - Trains will operate with HOURLY service instead of every 30 minutes between North Hills and Doylestown Stations


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Manayunk/Norristown Line

DOWNLOAD: Manayunk/Norristown Line PDF Schedule

Select trains have been renumbered and one OUTBOUND (toward Norristown) train (Train #5224, departing Suburban at 8:05 a.m.) will depart EARLIER than previously scheduled.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • Train #6291, departing Miquon at 8:44 a.m., has been renumbered to Train #2517. This train will depart at the current times; however, it will now operate with continuing service to Paoli/Thorndale Line stations


OUTBOUND (towards Norristown):

  • Train #3226, departing Suburban at 8:09 a.m., has been renumbered to #5224 and will now depart at 8:05 a.m., 4 minutes EARLIER at all stations


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Media/Elwyn Line

DOWNLOAD: Media/Elwyn Line PDF Schedule

Select trains will operate at different times or with different service patterns than previously scheduled, including added D stops and changes to continuing service.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • Train #330, departing Elwyn at 6:37 a.m., has been renumbered to #3530 and will depart at 6:28 a.m., 9 minutes EARLIER at all stations. This train will now operate continuing service to Lansdale/Doylestown Line stations and will no longer continue to West Trenton. This adjustment is intended to improve on-time performance

  • Train #3226, departing Elwyn at 7:23 a.m., has been renumbered to #9336. This train will now operate with D Stops* at University City, 30th Street, Suburban, and Jefferson stations. This train will terminate at Temple University Station and will no longer operate continuing service to Manayunk/Norristown Line stations

  • This train will depart University City Station 1 minute LATER than currently scheduled
    • As an alternate, customers should take Manayunk/Norristown Train #5224 (departing Suburban at 8:05 a.m.)

  • Train #3542, departing Elwyn at 8:33 a.m., has been renumbered to #1342. This train will terminate at Suburban Station and will no longer make stops at Jefferson and Temple University stations or operate continuing service to Link Belt Station due to construction on the Lansdale/Doylestown Line


*D Stops discharge or pick up passengers but may depart ahead of schedule

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Paoli/Thorndale Line

DOWNLOAD: Paoli/Thorndale Line PDF Schedule

Changes to select train departure times and service patterns to support construction on the Lansdale/Doylestown Line and ongoing Amtrak construction in the area of Paoli Station.

The schedules for Bus Routes 201, 204, 205, and 206 will also change.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • Train #514, departing Thorndale at 4:50 a.m., will now depart at 4:45 a.m., 5 minutes EARLIER at all stations

  • Train #522, departing Bryn Mawr at 6:43 a.m., has been renumbered to #510. This train will operate according to the current schedule

  • Train #5728, departing Bryn Mawr at 7:37 a.m., has been renumbered to #5224. This train will operate according to the current schedule

  • TRAINS TERMINATING AT SUBURBAN STATION:
    • Train #546 (departing Thorndale at 9:05 a.m.)
    • Train #550 (departing Thorndale at 10:08 a.m.)
    • Train #554 (departing Thorndale at 11:02 a.m.)
    • Train #558 (departing Paoli at 12:02 p.m.)

  • CHANGES TO CONTINUING SERIVCE: Train #560, departing Paoli at 12:56 p.m., will now operate continuing service to Lansdale Station. Train #562, departing Thorndale at 12:52 p.m., will operate continuing service to Doylestown Station


OUTBOUND (towards Thorndale):

  • Train #501, departing Suburban at 6:06 a.m., will now depart at 6:01 a.m., 5 minutes EARLIER at all stations

  • Train #515, departing Suburban at 8:37 a.m., will now depart at 8:39 a.m., 2 minutes LATER at all stations

  • Train #8517, departing Suburban at 9:19 a.m., has been renumbered to #2517 and will now depart at 9:21 a.m., 2 minutes LATER at all stations

  • Train #521, departing Suburban at 10:15 a.m., has been renumbered to #9521 and will depart at the current scheduled times

  • CHANGES TO ORIGINATION STATION: Trains #525, #529, #533, #537, and #541 departing between 11:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. will originate from Suburban Station. These trains will no longer depart from Temple University or Jefferson stations. This change was made due to scheduled construction along the Lansdale/Doylestown Line

  • CHANGE TO LATE NIGHT SERVICE: Train #1595, departing Suburban at 1:26 a.m., will now arrive at Paoli Station at 2:30 a.m., 16 minutes LATER than currently scheduled. This schedule change was made due to ongoing Amtrak construction near Paoli Station


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Trenton Line

DOWNLOAD: Trenton Line PDF Schedule

Select train departure times will change. Select NJ Transit connections have been updated. Please refer to the NJ Transit portion of the schedule for service information.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • Train #7408, departing Trenton at 6:31 a.m., has been renumbered to #7308 and will operate continuing service to West Trenton stations


OUTBOUND (towards Trenton):

  • Train #8721, departing Suburban at 8:48 a.m., will now depart at 8:33 a.m., 15 minutes EARLIER at all stations. This change was made to improve service reliability

  • Train #9741, departing Suburban at 3:48 p.m., will now depart at 4:08 p.m., 20 minutes LATER at all stations. This adjustment was made to better accommodate customers during the peak travel period

  • Train #3755, departing Suburban at 6:31 p.m., will now depart at 6:30 p.m., 1 minute EARLIER at all stations


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Warminster Line

DOWNLOAD: Warminster Line PDF Schedule

Select train departure times will change and will operate with different service patterns.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • NEW TRAIN: Train #4815, departing Warminster at 7:50 a.m., will make stops between Warminster and Jenkintown-Wyncote with Express service to Center City and continuing service to Chestnut Hill West stations

  • Train #6419 will operate with a new service pattern, originating from Glenside at 8:32 a.m. with service to Center City. This train will terminate at 30th Street Station
    • As an alternate, customers continuing to Chestnut Hill West stations should take train #4815, departing Glenside at 8:18 a.m.

  • Train #6455, departing Warminster at 5:31 p.m., will depart 4-5 minutes LATER between Willow Grove and Center City stations

  • Train #461, departing Warminster at 6:26 p.m., will depart 4-5 minutes LATER between Glenside and Temple University stations


OUTBOUND (towards Warminster):

  • NEW TRAIN: Train #5412 (will depart Suburban at 7:37 a.m. with service to Glenside Station


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West Trenton Line

DOWNLOAD: West Trenton Line PDF Schedule

Select train departure times will change or have been replaced by new trains.

INBOUND (towards Center City):

  • Train #6325, departing West Trenton at 7:22 a.m., will now depart at 7:16 a.m., 6 minutes EARLIER all stations

  • Train #3755, departing West Trenton at 5:27 p.m., will now depart 1 minute EARLIER at Jenkintown-Wyncote, Temple University, Jefferson, Suburban, and 30th Street stations. This train will no longer stop at Fern Rock Transportation Center.
    • As an alternate, customers should take Train #369, departing Fern Rock at 5:40 p.m.


OUTBOUND (towards West Trenton):

  • Train #330, departing Suburban at 7:26 a.m., has been replaced by Train #7308, departing Suburban at 7:25 a.m., EARLIER at all stations

  • Train #6300, departing Suburban at 9:10 a.m., will now depart at 9:20 a.m., 10 minutes LATER at all stations

  • Train #2372, departing Suburban at 4:27 p.m., will depart Yardley Station at 5:36 p.m., 2 minutes LATER


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Wilmington/Newark Line - No Changes

DOWNLOAD: Wilmington/Newark Line PDF Schedule

The Wilmington/Newark Line will have a temporary special schedule - March 2-22, 2019 - while Amtrak completes a concrete tie replacement project. Please look for details on this special schedule. At the completion of this work, service will return to the December 16, 2018 timetable.

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